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  • Student Information Card
    Student Information Card

    These cards are a great way to organize your students' personal information.  Details include student's first and last name, address, birthday, and mother's and father's names, phone numbers and email addresses.  Additional lines for comments and medical concerns are given, as well as transportation details and emergency contact information.

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  • Homework Policy Form
    Homework Policy Form

    To enforce your homework policy, fill out and send this form home with students to share with parents.

    Parents then sign and return the bottom portion, stating that they read and discussed the policy with their child.

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  • Student Interest Survey
    Student Interest Survey

    Use this survey in the beginning of the year to find out more about your students and their interests!

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  • Parent Survey of Child
    Parent Survey of Child

    Send this to parents over the summer to find out more about your students!

    Survey information includes family member names, child's favorite activities and interests, and much more!

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  • Transportation List
    Transportation List

    Use this sheet to organize your students' different transportation.  If transportation varies, make a separate list for each day of the week.  12 lines for Walkers, 16 lines for Car Riders, 6 lines for Other, and 12 lines for Bus Riders.  (Note:  If additional lines are needed for Bus Riders, list can continue under "Other.")

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  • Character Analysis Worksheet
    Character Analysis Worksheet This character frame helps students organize and better understand a character. Book It frame includes room to expand on the character's personality traits, their role, actions, words, thoughts and feelings, problems/challenges they face, their major accomplishments, and how other characters thought and treated the character being analyzed.
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  • Story Sequence Worksheets
    Story Sequence Worksheets Story sequencing is an important skill for students to practice. For older students, have them fill in the Book It pyramid with the beginning, middle, and end events from a story before they cut and glue to create their own pyramid. Need more detailed responses?  Have students complete the vertical…
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  • What's Wrong in the Picture Worksheets
    What's Wrong in the Picture Worksheets This download will give you three different pictures with many hidden mistakes in them.  Good luck! The recess picture has 10 mistakes, a messy room has 15 mistakes, and a busy toy store has 20 mistakes.
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  • Open House Sign In Sheet
    Open House Sign In Sheet This simple sheet is a great way to organize attendance at your open house.
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  • Hibernating Animal Puppets
    Hibernating Animal Puppets Use these cute puppets to follow up a story about hibernating animals.  Puppets include a frog, bear, groundhog, snake, turtle, and chipmunk.
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  • Phonological Awareness Skills Test
    Phonological Awareness Skills Test Use this to assess children's phonological awareness skills.  Areas include: Concept of spoken word Rhyme recognition Rhyme production Syllable blending Syllable segmentation Syllable deletion Phoneme isolation of initial sounds Phoneme isolation of final sounds
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  • Preschool Outcomes Checklist
    Preschool Outcomes Checklist Use the checklist to determine different areas of development.  Areas include: shapes colors body parts social and emotional development motor and physical development music, movement and the creative arts dramatic play literacy (including phonological awareness, book handling, writing, letters, and more)
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  • Speech Articulation Timeline and Cue System
    Speech Articulation Timeline and Cue System If your child is 3-5 and has trouble pronouncing words starting with R (race car) L (lunch) Th (think) it is okay!! It's developmentally appropriate and no help with speech is needed.   ---   For 3 to early 4 year olds, if they have trouble pronouncing P G T…
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  • 50 Really Good Ideas for Back-to-School Night
    50 Really Good Ideas for Back-to-School Night Get ideas for inviting families, decorating the classroom, engaging families, parent take-aways, and a checklist (a teacher's best friend) to make the night go smoothly!
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  • Read Aloud Guide
    Read Aloud Guide Read aloud tips and suggestions to promote engagement.  Provides book ideas and extension activities.  Help create listeners, book lovers, and lifelong readers.
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Children will love reading this story about items at a toy store.  They will practice reading common words like I, am, and a.

Use the checklist to determine different areas of development.  Areas include:

  • shapes
  • colors
  • body parts
  • social and emotional development
  • motor and physical development
  • music, movement and the creative arts
  • dramatic play
  • literacy (including phonological awareness, book handling, writing, letters, and more)

Use these reminders as a polite way to make sure library books are returned on time and the appropriate money is turned in from parents by a date of your choice.

If your child is 3-5 and has trouble pronouncing words starting with

  • R (race car)
  • L (lunch)
  • Th (think)

it is okay!! It's developmentally appropriate and no help with speech is needed.

 

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For 3 to early 4 year olds, if they have trouble pronouncing

  • P
  • G
  • T
  • D
  • N
  • W
  • K
  • G

they need extra help with these sounds. Contact your local speech center.

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For children ages 4-7, pronouncing any of these beginning sounds

  • S (sun)
  • Z (zipper)
  • Sh (shell)
  • Ch (cheese)
  • J (jump)
  • F (fun)
  • V (van)

inappropriately means they need extra practice. Contact your local speech center for information.

Note: a lisp is okay, but substituting other letter sounds is not.

For example, dipper instead of zipper; dun instead of sun...

 

Use the cue system (download) with your child to help emphasis and remind them of these sounds to improve their speech.

Read aloud tips and suggestions to promote engagement.  Provides book ideas and extension activities.  Help create listeners, book lovers, and lifelong readers.

Use these as a reward for good behavior!